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SGO and AACR Research Round-Up

With two marquee scientific conferences, the Society for Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), occurring back-to-back, the past few weeks have seen an explosion in … Continue reading 

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Exclusive Deal for First 150 Attendees who Register for National Conference

We are thrilled to announce a special promotion for attendees who register early for our 2014 Ovarian Cancer National Conference. Each of the first 150 attendees who register by May … Continue reading 

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108 Members of the House of Representative Support Ovarian Cancer Research Funding

Each spring, Congress takes up the task of allocating money to federal programs. And each spring, the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance works to ensure that ovarian cancer research funding remains … Continue reading 

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Updates from the 2014 Society for Gynecologic Oncology Annual Meeting

Compiled by Robin Cohen, President-Elect, Ovarian Cancer National Alliance As in years past, a wealth of clinical research into ovarian cancer was presented at the 2014 Society for Gynecologic Oncology … Continue reading 

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Supreme Court to Hear Arguments March 25 on Birth Control Coverage

On March 25 the Supreme Court will hear arguments in two lawsuits that challenge whether for-profit employers must provide health insurance that covers birth control. The lawsuits involve a provision … Continue reading 

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Tell your Members of Congress to Support Ovarian Cancer Research

Thanks to your hard work, the Department of Defense Ovarian Cancer Research Program (DoD OCRP) was fully funded at $20 million for 2014. But, we need your help once again … Continue reading 

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LPGA Symetra Tour to Host Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Pro Am March 27

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27, 2014   LPGA Symetra Tour to Host Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Pro Am March 27 Event Supports Ovarian Cancer Programs, Launches Joan Kidd, MD Ovarian … Continue reading 

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Press Release: Ovarian Cancer Advocates Applaud Findings on Aspirin and Risk Reduction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 7, 2014 Further Study Needed Before Clinical Recommendations Change Washington, DC—A study published yesterday by the National Institutes of Health found that women who took aspirin … Continue reading 

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Wearever and the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Partner for February Fundraiser and Awareness Campaign

A portion of proceeds from sales of select Wearever products will benefit the Alliance this February. We’ve partnered with Wearever to raise money in support of ovarian cancer awareness and … Continue reading 

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Partner Member Profile: Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Arizona

In 2008, a group of ovarian cancer patients and survivors created the Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Arizona. They were tired of the lack of resources in Arizona: no support network, … Continue reading 

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Press Release: Cancer Advocates Debunk Huckabee’s Misleading Comments on Oral Contraceptives

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 24, 2014 Washington, DC—In response to a recent speech by Mike Huckabee, in which he stated that women use oral contraceptives because they “cannot control their … Continue reading 

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Funds for Ovarian Cancer Research Increased in Recent Federal Spending Deal; Fight Looming for 2015

Every year, the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance works with survivors, Partner Members and champions in Congress to ensure that ovarian cancer research, awareness and control programs are funding priorities in … Continue reading 

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